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Why Go On a Writing Retreat? by Judy Reeves

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Why Go On a Writing Retreat? by Judy Reeves

Several years ago I published The Writer’s Retreat Kit, a book about my experiences of writing retreats. I’ve been going on them for several decades, leading them, speaking at them, and participating as a writer. I try to go several times a year, alone and with others, for extended time away and sometimes just half a day close to home, even less. I keep doing it because I gain so much. Not just the writing that gets done (or rewriting), but because of the...

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Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #9: Voice and Rejection

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #9: Voice and Rejection

We will be bringing you advice from author Drusilla Campbell’s diaries, notes, talks, and interviews. Many of you remember Dru; she was an active member of our community as a former board president, instructor, and volunteer and is sorely missed. These pieces are edited/curated by her husband, Art Campbell. Edited and © 2015 by Art Campbell # 9: Voice and Rejection  PREFACE: Dru’s writing career began with a two-page color spread in PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, which called...

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Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #8: Developing Characters, Part Three

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #8: Developing Characters, Part Three

We will be bringing you advice from author Drusilla Campbell’s diaries, notes, talks, and interviews. Many of you remember Dru; she was an active member of our community as a former board president, instructor, and volunteer and is sorely missed. These pieces are edited/curated by her husband, Art Campbell. Edited and © 2015 by Art Campbell #8: Developing Characters, Part Three  Tips on how to develop characters are aspects of writing about which there is more...

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Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #7: Developing Characters, Part Two

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #7: Developing Characters, Part Two

We will be bringing you advice from author Drusilla Campbell’s diaries, notes, talks, and interviews. Many of you remember Dru; she was an active member of our community as a former board president, instructor, and volunteer and is sorely missed. These pieces are edited/curated by her husband, Art Campbell. Edited and © 2015 by Art Campbell #7: Developing Characters, Part Two Characters are at the heart of good fiction. Remember Madame Bovary? Wouldn’t you know her...

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About Sexuality, Spirituality, and Embodiment: A Writing Journey for Women

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on About Sexuality, Spirituality, and Embodiment: A Writing Journey for Women

From the blog of Lara Eisenberg:    https://mybodymindwellness.wordpress.com/2015/08/13/the-sexualization-of-women-and-girls/ Attend her class on August 30th:    http://www.sandiegowriters.org/0830-sexuality-spirituality-and-embodiment-a-writing-journey-for-women-with-lara-eisenberg/ My dad was a misogynist. My dad was a womanizer. My dad was abusive. My dad was an exhibitionist. My dad IS an alcoholic. My dad was an adulterer. My dad was the first man that taught...

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